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How to recover the lost partitions from HDD and SSD

Users may encounter partition loss issue, the partition become to unallocated space on hard disk and it cannot be seen in disk management or My computer (This PC). This article provides the solution for recovering lost partition from HDD and SSD.

Updated on 2019-07-05

This article applies to:
EaseUS Partition Recovery 9.0 and later versions

 

Introduction


Generally, users like to partition a storage device into one or more partitions before it can be used to store data. A partition can be created during Windows installation, in Disk Management, using Diskpart command or a Partition Master tool.
 
Sometimes, users may encounter partition loss issue, the partition become to unallocated space on hard disk and it cannot be seen in disk management or My computer (This PC).

 

Reasons to missing partition


• Corrupted partition table. Owing to improper operation, virus, the partition table may be damaged or corrupted, and then lead to partition loss.
• Improper operation, such as Diskpart clean command.
• Power failure.
• Bad sectors. If your partition was damaged due to a bad sector, your computer may not recognize it and then show extra unallocated space.
• Repartition hard drive. If you repartition hard drive, all the existing partition will be deleted.

 

How to avoid damaging data after the partition was lost?


• Do not execute any operation on the hard drive.
• Do not reformat the hard drive.
• Do not add new items to the partition.
• Do not rebuild partition table.
 
You are suggested to recover the lost partition as soon as possible using partition recovery software.

 

How to recover the lost partition using EaseUS Partition Recovery?


To get your lost partition back, you are suggested to do the recovery with the following steps:

1. Select the disk that contains the lost partitions and click the Scan button to proceed the scan.

Select the disk that contains the lost partitions 

2. All the lost partitions will be listed after the scan is finished. Select your desired partition and double click it to explore the details in this partition.
 
Select your desired partition and double click it to explore the details 

Select your desired partition and double click it to explore the details 
 
3. Select the partition you want to recover and click the Proceed button to initiate the recovery process.
 
 Select the partition you want to recover 
 
 Select the partition you want to recover the partition 
 
The Recovered partition can be seen on your hard disk after the successful recovery.